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Legacy Museum of African American History

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A significant and meaningful museum

First of all, thanks to Mary Ann for her warm welcome and tour of the museum, which is in a... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
cranberries0928
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
A Must See in the City

I have frequent this museum on several occasions and have always been amazed at the displays. The... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
goodtimecharlie2017
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Aug 12, 2019
“A significant and meaningful museum”
Aug 10, 2017
“A Must See in the City”
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403 Monroe St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-2808
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

First of all, thanks to Mary Ann for her warm welcome and tour of the museum, which is in a beautiful old home. There is just one exhibit at a time, and all of the museum is currently taken up by pictures painted by local...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

I have frequent this museum on several occasions and have always been amazed at the displays. The most recent display was of the local bans of the 60's-80's time period. I saw so many people I recognized to include my uncle and cousins as members...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

An important venue providing history and educational information to the community and visitors. Black history is not always told in the larger museums or it is told incompletely. This is a special small museum telling a part of history not always available to the public.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Amazing piece of history in the heart of Lynchburg. Worth the trip. Always wonderful displays. Shows the history of African-Americans in Lynchburg and surrounding areas.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

In town for a family reunion, we wanted to absorb as much about the black experience of Lynchburg and so decided to make a quick pitstop at the museum. It's a small place but full of great pictures, artifacts, and information. It was excellent to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with my family. We learned a lot about the history and culture of the African Americans here in Central Virginia.

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Reviewed June 29, 2012

This evening, I attended a reception for the opening of the Legacy Museaum's latest exhibit, which deals with the African American Experience in Central Virginia between 1860 and 1890. The new exhibit is an amazing collection of artifacts and informative displays which will educate and...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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